The boys asked mom if they could take the little family home, and since the store didn’t have mice in its inventory, they happily obliged.
"I let the kids take them home, let them get a fish tank for them, kids put them in there and they were happy ever since," Riederer told WDAY.
Two of the babies have died, according to a post by Riederer.
Riederer said she will release the remaining members of the mice family to the wild once they're old enough, WDAY reported.
As for the Kmart, store officials said they checked other footwear for signs of animals, and none were found, but they did bring in pest control to spray the store, WDAY reported.